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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 22

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 22 Chapter 7 – Old Times and New Beginnings Allenson toyed with his lunch. He regretted choosing a dish that turned out to be bacon wrapped around some sort of spiced herbal stuffing. Hawthorn eagerly … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 21

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 21 He sat back and let the delegates argue, confident that he had scored a point. Self-interest and avarice focused minds wonderfully. It was also understood that vested interests in Brasilia would hardly welcome the … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 20

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 20 “Half now, half on satisfactory completion of service,” Allenson said firmly, not wanting to give the impression that he was an easy mark. Boswell agreed with alacrity suggesting that he expected Allenson to have … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 19

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 19 “I trust your room is satisfactory?” she asked. “What? Oh yes,” Allenson replied. “I will need to hire a servant for the duration of my stay. Can you suggest an agency?”

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 18

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 18 Chapter 6 – Paxton Allenson’s carriage phased in over Paxton and began a slow circular descent through a sky crowded with frames. He had read about Paxton and seen video clips but the reality … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 17

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 17 Hawthorn picked up the heavy laserrifle that he kept by the pad. He opened the flap on the counter and made for the door, automatically checking that the weapon was powered up before sloping … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 16

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 16 The restaurant itself was a circular bowl with terraced seating under a ruby-red ceiling fluorescing from spotlights projecting up into the glass. Streams flowed down from the edges of the bowl. The water meandered … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 15

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 15 Chapter 5 – Gathering Clouds Syma shone.  No, that didn’t do it justice. Syma glowed with a thousand hues and colors. Once it must have been a desert, a wilderness covered in wind-blown dunes. … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 14

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 14 # Allenson glanced surreptitiously at the power gauge on his datapad. They were moving against an unexpected Continuum current. That shouldn’t have been a problem. His carriage had been fully charged before leaving Manzanita. … Continue reading

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Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 13

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 13 A peeling section of bark on the plant stem waved gently in the breeze near the caterpillar. An oddity as the air was as still as a cat watching a mouse hole. Not that … Continue reading

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